The article also advised that:
Vegetables must be soaked with salt to remove worms, larvae, eggs and pesticides.
"Choose vegetables with holes. The nice-looking vegetables are not always the best.
"Consumers must change their perception.
"When there’s no demand for nice-looking vegetables, farmers will reduce the use of pesticides.
"Eat more tubers and fruit vegetables like brinjal, cucumber and kacang, which contain less pesticide residues."